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Town Planner

Penguin Recruitment
Greater Manchester, England, Manchester
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Consultant, Planner
Specialist / Consultant

Job Details

Senior Town Planner

North West

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a Senior Town Planner to join an independent Planning Consultancy in their North West office.

My client is a focused and passionate Consultancy with big ambitions. They are searching for a similarly ambitious Senior Town Planner who is looking to build on their existing experience.

This consultancy works on a wide range of projects across most property sectors from heritage & conservation to mixed use and commercial, residential to retail and leisure to education. All team members are involved in a rich and diverse range of work, providing invaluable experience across the planning spectrum.

You will assist the team in the following core services:
  • Appraisals and Planning Due Diligence.
  • Planning Applications.
  • Appeals and Expert Witness.
  • Plan Representation.

Some of the duties of this role will involve:
  • Preparing robust planning submissions; acting as agent, formulating the necessary planning justification.
  • Taking part in complex planning briefs relating to Heritage sites and implementing planning strategy.
  • Appeals and Expert witness, instructing counsel and presenting expert planning evidence.
  • Promoting site allocations and influencing policy through emerging Local and Neighbourhood Plans.
  • Making submissions and appearing at Local Plan Examinations.

The idea candidate will have 2+ years' experience, with demonstratable planning experience in a Senior role. Demonstratable experience of the planning process including preparation and submission of applications and appeals, and strong report writing skills essential. Experience of delivering recommendations on a range of major planning applications is desirable.

For the ideal candidate my client is happy to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package. My client is looking for a candidate that wished to progress their career and gain invaluable experience in the Planning sector and will support them through this process.

Interested? For applications, and more information regarding this role and similar roles in Town Planning, please submit your CV to Megan Field at or call 01792 365 005.


Penguin Recruitment has over 10 years experience in the Town Planning Sector. Our dedicated team of Planning Consultants are actively working with Consultancies, House Builders, Strategic Land Promoters and Local Authorities across the UK.

Whether you are a Graduate looking for that first career step, an Associate Director looking for that strategic move, or an employer in the Town Planning Sector looking for a Recruitment Partner, Penguin’s considerable experience can help you achieve your goal.

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